Baghdad+hit+by+deadly+blasts+on+invasion+anniversary
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 - 8:24
Baghdad hit by deadly blasts on invasion anniversary
1,571

Views

Up to 60 people have been killed in a series of car and suicide bombings mainly in Shia areas in and around Iraq's capital, Baghdad, officials say.

The co-ordinated attacks targeted markets, restaurants, bus stops and day labourers during the morning rush hour.

Iraq's deadliest day in six months came on the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.

Violence has decreased in Iraq since the peak of the insurgency in 2006 and 2007, but bombings are still common.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,808 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
56,296 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,568 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
46,887 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,267 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
106,024 Views
Top